>> how are the markets doing today? >> the temperature was pretty good in some of the markets that were open, christine. we had positive gains across the board in general. let's start with the markets that were open up in korea, we had a fairly solid session in that equity market. the kospi kissing the 1600 level, closing 16 points below that today. sentiment got a boost from the fact that the bank kept those rates at, once again, the record low of about 2%. the governor saying that pretty much they're going to have low rates for sometime to come, at least in fact first half. also, sentiment got a boost on the back of the china inflationary data in january, showing that inflation rose 1.5%, which came in quite a bit below the economists' forecasts. so all the stocks vulnerable to the china growth story, being a commodity sensitive stocks, korea, they all rose substantially.